Wankaner (Rajkot): Eleven decomposed carcasses of Nil Gai (blue bulls) were found from the outskirts of Waghasiya village near Wankaner town of Rajkot district late on Monday night. According to Wankaner police station officials, they received the information from passers-by who got the whiff of stink emanating from the area and alerted police.

Rajkot/Ahmedabad: Two persons have died due to severe heat in Saurashtra in past 48 hours . On Wednesday, when the entire state of Gujarat experienced the worst heat conditions, a woman died in Rajkot as she was going to fetch water. A man was reportedly killed under similar circumstances in a Surendranagar village on Tuesday.

Denied use of water from the Und dam for irrigation, farmers of 10 villages in Rajkot district in Gujarat have approached Gujarat high court against a government engineer who they allege was not allowing them to draw water despite they having paid the charges.

Is Mahyco-Monsanto trying to push its products too fast in the market?

Mahyco-Monsanto Biotech (MMB), a joint venture between Monsanto and Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds (Mahyco), issued a release on

In a setback for genetically engineered cotton, Monsanto, innovator of the strain, confirmed what sceptics had said might well happen, that the pests it was supposed to resist better than natural cotton would also innovate.

Priscilla Jebaraj

Firm asks farmers to switch to its second-generation product to delay resistance further

Pink bollworm resistant to pest-killing protein of Bt cotton in four districts

Monsanto's advice ridiculous, say scientists

New Delhi: In what is bound to strengthen environment minister Jairam Ramesh

Five blackbucks, two male and three female, have died at the Rajkot zoo due to internal injury and brain haemorrhage, zoo officials admitted on Monday.

According to Zoo Superintendent M.G. Maradia, "On Sunday night, two stray dogs from the nearby locality entered the blackbuck enclosure which frightened the animals."

Rajkot: Five blackbucks

Rajkot: The last place where one would expect an endangered species of wildlife to be threatened is in a zoo. But that is precisely what happened at the newly built Pradyuman Park zoo here on Sunday night when five blackbucks